Sean Kennedy

California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA

Dr. Sean Kennedy is a post-doctoral researcher at the California Center for Sustainable Communities (CCSC) at UCLA. Kennedy has wide-ranging environmental policy experience across public, private and nonprofit sectors, including policy and research positions at the Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency in Canberra, Australia, and the World Agroforestry Centre in Bogor, Indonesia. Kennedy’s current research examines the political economy and land use implications of large-scale renewable energy development in periurban landscapes in California and Indonesia. Kennedy is also quantifying and analyzing greenhouse gas emissions trends as part of the Los Angeles County Sustainability Plan.